not admit

not admit
Synonyms and related words:
abjure, assert the contrary, belie, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disbelieve, disclaim, discredit, disown, disprove, dispute, forswear, gag on, gainsay, impugn, join issue upon, misbelieve, negate, not accept, not believe, not buy, not swallow, nullify, oppose, recant, refuse to admit, refuse to credit, refute, reject, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, take back, take issue with, unbelieve

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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